Wolpe at Snape Maltings

For those of us that missed the exhibition at Snape Maltings on Bertold Wolpe – typographer, designer and creator of Albertus, the typeface used on London street signs – there are some informative reviews:

Lettering Arts Trust
https://www.letteringartstrust.org.uk/all-news/berthold-wolpe

Design Week
https://www.designweek.co.uk/issues/19-25-march-2018/delving-life-berthold-wolpe-german-jewish-designer-fled-nazis/

Impress Publishing (with interesting images from the book)
http://www.impress-publishing.com/berthold-wolpe-the-total-man.html

Wolpe designed over 1500 book covers for Faber and Faber; his typeface Albertus – designed in the 1930s for Monotype and based on bronze inscriptions – is used widely on City of London Corporation and London Borough of Lambeth street signs.